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Extensive Researching

Extensive Researching

By: Jacob Yu

As we are somewhat stuck on programming the robot. Our group is currently conducting extensive researching to find out what the problem is. We have gone to many websites to hopefully find the answer to...

Pairing the Robot and the Controller

Pairing the Robot and the Controller

By: Jacob Yu

Through extensive research, we have figured out how to configure the controller and pair it with the robot. These are baby steps that are leading out of the programming roadblock. We are slowly gaining...

Programming Roadblock

Programming Roadblock

By: Jacob Yu

Since we have started to program, we have experienced many difficulties communicating with the robot. We have tried many options and each one has failed. We will continue to try to send code to the robot....

The Goal of our Robot Project

The Goal of our Robot Project

By: Jacob Yu

Now that we have a reasonable grasp on what we can achieve before the end of the year, Mr. Smith has proposed a plan/goal for us to complete. His proposal was for us to finish the base of our robot and...

Programming our Robot

Programming our Robot

By: Jacob Yu

Now that the base of our robot is finished, we can start to program our robot to move. This will be very difficult since we have to start from scratch and our group members have limited experience with...

Robot Wheel Structure

Robot Wheel Structure

By: Jacob Yu

With our mecanum wheels, we can now assemble the structure of the wheels. We plan to use one motor per wheel and use gears to decrease the amount of energy needed to spin the wheels.   This is...

Building our Robot

Building our Robot

By: Jacob Yu

We have now begun the construction of our robot. Though we have not gotten some of the parts of our robot, we are making the structure.   This is a picture of our robot so far.   This...

Mecanum Wheels

Mecanum Wheels

By: Jacob Yu

Our mecanum wheels for our robot have arrived. Now we can get the precise measurements of our robots structure and wheels. We can set up the wheel positioning and structure. Building the robot will be...

Organizing the Robot Materials

Organizing the Robot Materials

By: Jacob Yu

We are organizing the materials that we will use to make our robot. Mr. Smith went to several conventions and picked up lots of useful pieces. This will significantly help lower the price to create...

Basis of the robot construction

Basis of the robot construction

By: Jacob Yu

    We will be basing the robot mostly on the FTC (First Tech Challenge) rules. FTC is a competition where teams face off against each other with robots doing tasks. We will not join...

Drowning Forest Fires with Sound

Drowning Forest Fires with Sound

By: Jacob Yu

  Fires can be very dangerous and hard to put out. However, two US engineering students have been prototyping a way to put out fires with sound. This is a non-destructive and safe way to extinguish...

A highway that charges your car while you drive

A highway that charges your car while you drive

By: Jacob Yu

  If you think wireless┬ácharging is cool. You will be shocked to find out that the UK is making a highway that charges cars while driving. Many people do not want to get an electric┬ácar because...

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